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Thompson Rivers University

Special Needs Educator Certificate (Post-Diploma)


Areas of learning include: child development, supporting children’s social skills, programming for individual children, critical reflection, working with a team of educators and other professionals to facilitate inclusion,the ECE’s professional role, and skills to support families.


Graduates of the ECE program may want to continue their studies so they can work with children with special needs.

Admission Requirements

  • Students must be graduates of the Early Childhood Education Diploma
  • Students not having obtained an Early Childhood Education Certificate/Diploma at TRU may be required to take:
    1. 1st Year University Level (3) credit English if Official Transcripts indicate the course or equivalent has not been completed;
    2. ECED 2440 or equivalent;
    3. ECED 2490 or equivalent.

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